Why join the NZATS? What types of Membership do we offer? Find out how an NZATS membership will benefit your career.

Become a member of the New Zealand Anaesthetic Technicians Society

Whakauru hei mema o Ngā Ringapū Whakarehu o Aotearoa

As an anaesthetic technician working in New Zealand, it is vital to be committed to professional development. The NZATS is New Zealand’s only dedicated society for Anaesthetic Technicians, and our primary function is on the continuous improvement of both our members and the wider speciality.

Becoming a member of the NZATS therefore is a key part of your career journey as an anaesthetic technician. Read more about NZATS membership below.

Mō te ringapū whakarehu e mahi ana i Aotearoa, e mea nui te ū ki te whakawhanake ngaio. Ko te NZATS kau noa te rōpū e manawanui ana ki ngā Ringapū Whakarehu, ā ko tō mātou kaupapa matua ko te whakawhanake ake o ā mātou mema me te whānuitanga o te mātai.

Nō reira ko te whakaurunga o te NZATS tētahi wāhanga nui o tō whāinga ki te ringapū whakarehu. Kia pānui anō mō te mematanga o NZATS ki raro iho nei.


What your NZATS membership provides you with

Ngā hua ki a koe i tō mematanga
  • Attendance to the annual NZATS National Conference at a heavily discounted rate
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Career educational information
  • Regional Education Sessions to support professional development requirements
  • Access to a large number of research papers and presentations
  • Access to members only information pages through the website
  • Quarterly newsletter to keep you up to date with the latest industry information
  • Ability to upload information for relevant events onto the website
  • Access to national and international employment opportunities
  • Discounts for external events run by our industry partners
  • Opportunities to speak at events
  • Social networking on Facebook and Instagram
  • Access to Specialist Interest Groups

Membership Types & Yearly Fees

Ngā Momo Mematanga me ngā Utu ā-Tau

Qualified Member $120.00

Mema Māraurau

New Zealand residents, working in New Zealand, who possess a recognised Anaesthetic technician qualification and are currently employed as an anaesthetic technician. As a qualified member, you will receive:

  • Full access to website, including society documents, events, educational activities
  • Access to a digitally hosted CPD platform
  • The NZATS quarterly Newsletter
  • Discounted NZATS National Conference
  • Voting rights
  • Access to the Vacancies page and all members’ only web resources

Associate Member $100.00

Mema Ahorangi

Only for those working in, or interested working in, anaesthesia but without a recognised NZ anaesthetic technician qualification or for those living and working overseas who wish to support the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetic Technicians. You are not a qualified anaesthetic technician registered in New Zealand.

As an Associate Member you will receive:

  • Access to the events and educational pages on the website
  • The NZATS quarterly Newsletter
  • Discounted NZATS National conference
  • No voting rights

Trainee Member (2023) $100.00

Mema Ihupuku

This allows you access to restricted content within the website as well as advocacy and educational activities.

  • Access to educational activities
  • A knowledge of upcoming events
  • Access to the registration exam page
  • Receive the quarterly NZATS Newsletter
  • Access to society documents
  • No voting rights

Student Member: Free

Mema Tauira

AUT student undertaking the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Perioperative Practice programme. Student Members receive:

  • Access to the educational activities on the website
  • A knowledge of upcoming events
  • The quarterly NZATS Newsletter
  • Access to society documents
  • No voting rights

Ready to join?

Kua rite ki te uru mai?

Bulk registration

If you require a bulk registration form, please download it here and return to us. Please note that Associate Members must be approved by the NZATS Executive Committee.

Become a member

Important Membership Information

Membership with the New Zealand Anaesthetic Technicians’ Society comes with an expectation and requirement that members will practice in a professional and ethical manner at all times. Please read our Code of Ethics, which outlines these standards.

When joining, you will also be expected to read and understand our Membership Regulations, which outlines how membership with NZATS works.